Common Misconceptions Surrounding Epoxy Coating Installation

When conducting everything from our concrete floor repairs to our professional floor grinding services, we often come across a series of misconceptions from around the industry. Whilst there is no doubt as to the durability and longevity of our concrete flooring solutions, there are other aspects of our services which people seem to misunderstand; epoxy coating being one of the main culprits.

Epoxy coating is fantastically versatile flooring and offers a range of advantages over other flooring types on the market; as can be viewed in our recent infographic. However, surrounding this wonderfully durable flooring, there are several misconceptions which couldn’t be further from the truth.

First Misconception: A Coat of Paint Does the Same Job

While a coat of paint may offer a degree of improved aesthetics for an instant, you can be sure that it won’t offer it for anywhere near the same amount of time! Not only that, it also doesn’t protect your flooring from traffic, impact or chemical attack. Anything from water to heavy machinery, and all that’s in between, is going to play havoc on your flooring if you only plan on protecting it with paint, as opposed to a fantastically durable epoxy coating.

Second Misconception: It Can Be Installed Without a Professional

Larger DIY stores actually supply epoxy coating for floors, which has led many to believe that they can install it themselves. Well, you only need to visit our blog relating to common epoxy installation errors to discover that it is very easy for things to go wrong! Not only does a professional have the experience and the knowhow, they have the specialist equipment and the team of experts to assist in the installation of your epoxy coated floor – such as our crew at PSR Industrial Flooring. It’s not worth the risk of undertaking the task yourself, as the chances are that it will suffer at the hands of inexperience.

Third Misconception: The Installation is Expensive

While getting anything installed professionally may seem comparatively more expensive than installing it yourself for free, the cost-effective nature of getting it installed by a professional ensures that it is at least installed correctly! Not only that, epoxy coated flooring offers a fantastic longevity and protection against anything from traffic to spills, so it makes complete financial sense to opt for it as your flooring solution.

If you are at all tempted to install the epoxy coating yourself, please speak with one of our professionals first! Our team can offer you our expertise and industry-insider knowledge to ensure that you receive the perfect epoxy installation, so get in touch! You can contact us on 01226 382864, where we are always eager to answer any questions and provide you with a solid and reliable flooring solution.


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